Alibi V.25 No.6 • Feb 11-17, 2016

Deadpool

Comic books get comic in R-rated superhero parody

Deadpool will find an audience for its sarcastic humor and bloody mayhem, but it won't be for everyone.

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Weekly Alibi’s Winter Sweepstakes

Three prize packages up for grabs!

Just in time for the holiday season! Win great prizes like hotel staycations and spa packages from The Remedy Day Spa and Rio Grande Bodyworks. Enter to win by voting for the prize package of your choice every day at alibi.com from November 15–December 5!

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Interview with an Independent Contractor

If you’re lonely on V-day, remember to keep your hands to yourself

Oftentimes she just tells people she’s a stripper for the sake of being blunt, but for technical reasons, it's actually “independent contractor.”

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Newscity

The feds will soon decide the fate of ART funding, there's a bill to remove worker's comp reimbursement for medical cannabis, and the EPA releases their Animas River spill report.

Odds & Ends

Funny because Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop is someone else.

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Reel World

New Mexico-made film shorts, a workshop on how to sell films and another workshop on post-production.

Ad It Up!

Best/worst Super Bowl ads of 2016

This year’s pileup of multimillion dollar Super Bowl commercials seemed uniformly lackluster.

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The Source of All Music

A place in space, also an earthly race

Black Music Through the Ages, Great States at the Launchpad and the blues of Carolyn Wonderland at Low Spirits.

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Fun All Day, Every Day

GRAFT marks its one year anniversary with Fun-A-Day opening

The parameters of Fun-A-Day are simple: participants repeat a creative process every day for the month of January. In February, an un-juried exhibition is held to showcase the results.

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Getting into the Comfort Zone

Basil Leaf’s Vietnamese comfort food

Basil Leaf is the restaurant you go to if you are in need of comfort food that is a little out of your comfort zone.

Alibi V.25 No.5 • Feb 4-10, 2016

A Second Chance at a New Year

Ming Dynasty provides great dim sum for your Chinese New Year celebration

Ming Dynasty provides great dim sum for your Chinese New Year celebration.

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Pets!

You probably love to have them because you pretty much have to love them

Enjoy the following pages which highlight adventures in pet choosing, outdoor wild pet attracting, homeless pet helping and blind pet learning from-ing.

Dogs and Cats are, Like, so #Basic

A guide to unique pets

Here's a list of some of Courtney’s favorite weird pets and things to take into consideration before jumping into the world of unique buddies.

Homeless, but Not Hopeless

Local organizations help homeless pets and their owners

Animals can be a huge source of comfort and companionship for the homeless, and it is an incredibly simple act to grab an extra bag of kibble the next time you're at the grocery store and to drop it of at a food bank on the way home.

Always a Silver Lining

What blind dogs can teach us about hardship

Tootsie's Vision, a blind dog advocacy group, has assisted more than 50 blind dogs so far.

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45 Years

Domestic drama about love and marriage keeps its tension deep under the surface

Domestic drama 45 Years keeps its emotions buried deep.

Reel World

Ballooning documentary screens at KiMo, Film & Media Day hits legislature, local distributor seeks shorts.

The End is Nice

“You, Me and the Apocalypse” on NBC

“You, Me and the Apocalypse” has fun with the end of the world on NBC.

Week in Sloth

“Puppy Bowl XII,” “Kitten Bowl III,” “Fish Bowl XXL” and something called the “Super Bowl” hit the airwaves this Sunday.

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Six Girls, One Couch

Litter Brain on their new album, Nope

Albuquerque’s Litter Brain rocks with songs both important and silly.

Alibi V.25 No.4 • Jan 28-Feb 3, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3

Family feud grounds martial arts fantasy in unexpected emotional reality

Martial arts get warm and fuzzy in Kung Fu Panda 3.

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Newscity

WIPP settlement finalized, anti-crime bills on Roundhouse agenda.

Museum of Natural History Celebrates 30 Years

The Museum of Natural History & Science is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a year's worth of special exhibits and events. They kicked off the festivities by announcing an affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution, who helped bring the Post Diamond Tiara to New Mexico as a special exhibit at the museum (still running). The new partnership means we'll be able to see some of the same exhibits seen in Washington D.C. The museum also recently celebrated the opening of the new STEM education wing, a task that has taken six years to see completion.

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Reel World

Lazer Team opens, Sembene! premieres and the New Mexico Actors Showcase wants you.

Week in Sloth

“Last Man Standing” hits 100, “Screen Actors Guild Awards” get handed out, “Zombie House Flipping” has no zombies.

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Dave Payne Will Not Admit Defeat

Some of the tracks on Payne’s new recording Will Not Admit Defeat have that darker, contemporary alt-country sound that our local music scene is so imbued with, but more interestingly, other aspects of the album hearken back to a more classical country sound.

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What We Listen For

In Lightning Speak Raven Chacon composes music that celebrates silence

While Lightning Speak’s pieces are charged with meaning, Raven Chacon insists that his reading doesn't have to be the one that audiences take away from the exhibit.

Winter's Rapture

February art openings celebrate the unconventional

Enjoy the opportunity this season brings to stay inside, to create and to take in the offbeat and wonderful art that our city has to offer.

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Hospital Food

Jersey Jack’s guide to healthy living

One of the best sandwich shops in the city happens to be located on the first floor of UNM Hospital.